LEIGH CAPLAN, BSc, MA, CDE
Diabetes Nurse Educator and Team Lead, SUNDEC, Sunnybrook Academic Family Health
Goal Groups/Integration Themes:
Health professional education.
Enhancing communication skills for healthcare providers
Leigh Caplan has worked in the area of Diabetes Education for over 20 years. She has been the clinical lead on the expansion of the diabetes program at Sunnybrook and responsible for inter-professional diabetes education. She has an academic appointment as Lecturer with the Department of Community and Family Medicine, University of Toronto. Leigh is a faculty member of the Institute of Healthcare Communication, Choices and Change: Motivating Healthy Behaviours workshop. She is a tutor in University of Toronto Medical School’s Community, Population and Public Health (CPPH) course. She is presently an active member of the Toronto Diabetes Care Connect’s New Hires Program Planning Committee, the Sunnybrook Academic FHT Education Committee, and the TC LHIN Self Management Advisory Committee.